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What are your beliefs?

Postby ThunderFog » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:05 pm

What's your religion? What are your beliefs relating to that? Do you make any offerings to your god or goddess? How do you think prayer works? What's your beliefs on the afterlife?
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Re: What are your beliefs?

Postby ThunderFog » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:10 pm

I don't worship any specific god, I make offerings to nature spirits, I believe in reincarnation but I also think ghosts are a possibility and that it's possible to end up in sorts of hell or heaven among other things depending on your religion and/or dealings with spirits before death.
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Re: What are your beliefs?

Postby SpiritTalker » Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:09 pm

ThunderFog wrote:What's your religion? What are your beliefs relating to that? Do you make any offerings to your god or goddess? How do you think prayer works? What's your beliefs on the afterlife?


Wow - funny you ask bcs earlier today I was trying to figure out what to call my mish-mash & jumbled thoughts, opinions & a few beliefs. My god-concept is the divine field & not "a" being. I picture something like images from the Hubble telescope of galaxies upon galaxies as being the "body" manifest. There is so much life everywhere! I still can only express it as all of us together knowing itself as the One. I can get my head around the divine field awakening within the special individuals we call teachers or enlightened masters every so often in cycles like when a stone is tossed into a pool & rings ripple outward. Each ripple carries the force of the divine field. To me life is the reflection of the divine field. Nature is the body that carries the ripple effect. I make thanks-offerings to Nature for life. I think I've always believed this way but didn't have the vocabulary to word it until I passed middle age.

I think prayer and what we call magic are very similar because both involve a clear mind & trusting heart. We put a thought into the etheric realm. Thought begins as light. It stirs the ethers. What was passive, unmanifest energy takes on motion & becomes active energy. I literally imagine it as a sock in the dryer -- each spin of the drum (etheric realm) stirs the static electricity and the sock (the thought) attracts fuzz to itself. Fuzz is strings/particles /electrons of matter. When sufficient fuzz or mass is attained the thought manifests as shaped matter conforming to the thought.

My beliefs of the "after" life ... Hmm. I've seen the human spirit leave the body at the time of death on 2 occasions. The 1st was a nun at the convent & I also was with my dad when he died. I also saw dad a week after his death at his house & was given to understand he was working through his life-review. Another spirit was beside him - Guide? Angel?

I am given to understand that the spirit passes thru a light portal to the realm?,frequency?, dimension? in which spirit can exist without physical form. I've seen light flares out at the cemetery where I worked over 20 years & would think "there goes another one!" Each does a life review and can revisit what had significance to the incarnation. I experienced times of the presence of both of my parents after their deaths. Both were conveying concern for sis & I at separate times. When they felt reassured their grown kids could manage they moved on, as they should.

Dad attempted to convey to me the concept of where he was in spirit. When he lived he had enjoyed wood working & his idea of heaven was the grandest tool & work shop ever. In other words his soul was satisfied. My mom conveyed that she "was better now" which I understood as all the physical ailments that had plagued her in life were healed; again, her soul was satisfied. And then she turned off the lights so I'd know she'd really been there. So that's as much as I've gotten.

At the cemetery there were a few spirits that refused to pass through the light portal, feeling that they had to stay on this side for family, as in an unfinished business concept. Others don't trust the light or the guides & are afraid to go through the light expecting judgement (the life review) so simply wait it out, undecided.
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Re: What are your beliefs?

Postby ThunderFog » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:48 pm

What is "divine field awakening"? Also an interesting post to take into consideration thank you for sharing.
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Re: What are your beliefs?

Postby SpiritTalker » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:31 am

Spiritual awakening on a grand scale.
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Re: What are your beliefs?

Postby birublackzoey » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:55 am

after many years on the journey, i've learnt that names and labels are no longer accurate or efficient in describing.

my simplest reference to it is The Divine or The Universe, but it also alludes to the Higher Self connection. Time and Space really works differently, once everything is viewed outside of the context of the mortal human mind. we have been using ourselves for the measure of things for far too long, creating deep internal misunderstandings along the way.

coincidentally, i have been taking theosophy, which does talk about reincarnation, the various planes, origin kingdoms. even then, i find that it is still human-centric. certainly when framed in the context of reincarnation, most humans will fixate on the past or the future. when the only way to better and heal both is by accepting, working and manifesting in the present.

my beliefs today has no name, but it is very much real with frequent synchronicities, occurences and signs. it has shown that i am never alone in my path, the universe is always listening, watching with love, ready to assist and clarify. since then, i even have shared this with my partner and he too has been able to access and witness some of these, and my journey and transformation.

this is our spiritual destiny, to get free from entrapment and enslavement and utilise our power to help ourselves and others. at this moment, my cognition is to prepare and become stronger, as eventually, those awakened will be called to serve.
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Re: What are your beliefs?

Postby Shekinah » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:52 pm

ET once said "A God did not create the universe, the universe is creating God." Throughout the Cosmos the life phenomenon creates and hosts consciousness. Consciousness from life on many worlds is entangled within the Field (Higgs or Quantum) to form collective Cosmic Consciousness we call Akasha (Akashic Records). Individuality (separation) is an illusion fabricated by our brain. We are units of awareness feeding experience, presence and knowledge each contributing to the nexus Akasha. Our true nature exists everywhere at once across space-time. We are where our awareness is in the moment. This cloud of Akasha we might call God. One might be wise to devote time and effort establishing a mental presence in Akasha (realm of Spirit) if we wish continuity of experience and recurring life. (Immortality) We need interludes in Sacred Space, whatever we envision it to be, to free the mind for projection to wherever it wishes to be. "Command your mind to fly into the heavens and it will not need wings" (Hermes Trismagistus)
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Re: What are your beliefs?

Postby Lady_Lilith » Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:07 am

ThunderFog wrote:What's your religion? What are your beliefs relating to that? Do you make any offerings to your god or goddess? How do you think prayer works? What's your beliefs on the afterlife?

I'm Wiccan. Monist. Panentheism. I believe in the Great Mother of many forms and names but I am aware this is how my human mind conceptualizes it. It's what i need and relate to.

Yes I make offerings to the One in many forms. Mainly the two Wiccan gods but not only. I offer the gods flowers, incense, oils, and candles.

Prayer is complicated. It works as a form of hypnosis and talking to oneself, working with the Higher Self I guess as gods are merely ideas we have as humans about nature and reality. But I also think they literally exist as individuals as you and I do, as part of us, and together each and everyone of our existences is the greater part of the whole. Think of it as gods being extensions of ourselves but as you read this post you have a different idea of me or impression, then I of myself. Yet we still exist separately and are individuals. Our realities may overlap but are subjectively always different.

There's various afterlives. Reincarnation for those to learn their life lessons. Underworlds and hells for purification of the soul. Heavens exists as the final destination but I prefer to say it's ambiguous and we return to the universe/Goddess having obtain moksha (breaking the cycle of reincarnation. I also think spirits and ghosts exist for a variety of reasons. One is attachments to earthly desires.
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Re: What are your beliefs?

Postby ThunderFog » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:53 pm

All cool and interesting
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Re: What are your beliefs?

Postby RavenClaw » Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:04 pm

I'm a hard polytheist and an animist. All Deities exist and I have a few in my personal pantheon who I don't worship as I've been guided to worship none. They are my guides and teachers.
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Re: What are your beliefs?

Postby barker » Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:51 am

Religion is proof... of reverence.
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Re: What are your beliefs?

Postby Panthera » Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:55 pm

I honor Hékate. Yes, I make regular offerings in connection with her because it is a way to maintain her egregore but also to create a bond with her. Her shows that I'm interested in her story, which she appreciates. I am rather polytheistic because I also honor other deities. So personally the prayers I make are in a context of celebration for sabbaths and esbats.
That is to say, my words do not point in the direction of a request but rather of veneration of the entity and its energy.
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